The concept of utility-scale energy storage remains fairly uncharted grounds for power utilities, government authorities, and even renewable energy players, and there is a significant lack of knowledge and understanding to combat rising demand challenges. Equip Global recently had the privilege to interview Beni Suryadi, Manager of Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage in ASEAN Centre for Energy about his views on common challenges and top innovations in developing a flexible and resilient energy supply and its critical role in global reconstruction.
Recently, the world economy is shaking energy resilience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis made the energy market unstable, and the prospects for coal were uncertain. Limited use of electricity and industrial production in most countries reduces global coal consumption.